Re: RE[2]: virus: Hosts

David McFadzean (
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 18:38:33 -0600

At 12:36 AM 15/10/96 -0500, wrote:
>On Mon, 14 Oct 1996, David McFadzean wrote:
>> Even people who host the logic meme for the most part of their daily
>> lives can simultaneouly host a theistic meme with the addition of
>> one other meme, a sort of escape clause: God is beyond (outside of,
>> above) logic. This simple addition makes their religious beliefs
>> immune to any and all rational arguments so it is hardly surprising
>> to find it is quite pervasive in our culture.
>Careful. I could put any person's name in place of 'God' there
>[workability of substitution in real life irrelevant!]. We need some
>content-based way to deny that formal substitution.

Why is the workability of substitution in real life irrelevant? I'd
guess that even fundamentalists would concede that only god can
do something that is logically impossible.

David McFadzean       
Memetic Engineer      
Kumo Software Corp.